19-year-old answers door and is shot, police searching for suspect

Posted at 11:21 AM, Dec 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-04 23:38:02-05

Police are searching for a suspect after a teenager was shot at his residence.

Around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the 1000 block of Lenton Avenue for a shooting.

When they arrived they found a 19-year-old man conscious but suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper back. The victim was transported to an area hospital.

Investigations show the victim answered the door when an unknown suspect knocked on his door. When he opened the door the suspect shot the victim and fled on foot, according to police.

The victim is listed in serious but stable condition.

Citywide shooting detectives are investigating this shooting and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2221 or call Metro crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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